Association Can Amend Governing Documents
Facts: A member sued a condo association for discrimination under the Fair Housing Act. The dispute started when the member challenged an amendment to the community's governing documents limiting the number of times a member could lease a unit to three times. The member asked the trial court to prevent the association from implementing the amendment before the actual trial begins. The member argued that this amendment would have a racially discriminatory impact on potential renters.
Ruling: An Indiana district court denied the member's request.
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